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What's new from the growth hub

10th June 2020

This post was written by John Taylerson. John is a former Director of several food and drink companies including DairyStix, coffee syrups and coffee / drinks. 

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Covid 19
Eu exit
Innovation
Finance
7 mins

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Brexit Ready

Eight essentials ways to prepare your business for EU Exit.

11th September 2019

With a wealth of information available on EU Exit, we understand that it can be hard to know where to

Eu exit
Innovation
Operations
Strategy
Legislation

15 mins

Gloucester Services Farmshop produce

Could your product soon be on the shelves at Gloucester Services?

3rd September 2019

Gloucester Services are throwing open their doors to Gloucestershire food and lifestyle businesses at their upcoming ‘Meet the Buyer’ day.

Sales and marketing
Strategy
Innovation
People and skills

5 mins

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New ‘integral’ free mentoring service to be launched in Gloucestershire

6th August 2019

Mentoring: the not-so-secret sauce which the world’s biggest businesses have used to make millions.

People and skills
Strategy
Innovation
Finance
Sales and marketing

4 mins

stop the leak, how to keep your best staff

Stop The Leak! How To Keep Your Best Staff

26th June 2019

This post was written by Sue Waters, Director of Gloucester-based recruiters GB Solutions. As part of our Gloucestershire

People and skills
Operations
Strategy
Innovation

7 mins

the growth hub sustainability programme

5 Ways to Protect the Planet and Your Profits Simultaneously

25th June 2019

Safeguarding the planet should be a no-brainer for Gloucestershire’s business leaders. Why?

People and skills
Operations
Innovation
Sales and marketing
Strategy

9 mins

gordon ramsay

Gordon Ramsay is looking for Gloucestershire's food entrepreneurs

30th May 2019

Gordon Ramsay is looking for the UK's next big thing in food or drink. With Gloucestershire's rich heritage in the sector, we think we know where to look.

People and skills
Sales and marketing
Innovation
Strategy
Operations

5 mins

Cirencester Growth Hub

How Cirencester Growth Hub is bringing businesses together, over food and conversation

16th April 2019

The Cirencester Growth Hub opened its doors last summer, and those doors have swung more than 2,000 times to business leaders from all over the county.

Sales and marketing
Strategy
People and skills
Innovation
Export

3 mins

user experience crucial

Increase Your Sales by 30%: Why User Experience Is Crucial

11th March 2019

This post was written by Andy Thorne, co-founder of Factory Pattern; a leading digital agency in Cheltenham. As part of our

Sales and marketing
Strategy
Innovation
People and skills

13 mins

deborah flint food glorious food

Food Glorious Food: Growth Hub Clients Clean Up!

8th March 2019

Last night, Gloucestershire's finest food and drink producers faced a Dragon's Den panel of experts, including celebrity chef Adam Henson and rugby star Phil Vickery MBE, for the chance to win £10k

People and skills
Strategy
Sales and marketing
Innovation
Export

4 mins

Ella from Fitbakes

From a Cotswold kitchen to the shelves of Selfridges. How one self-confessed tech nerd found 23,000 good reasons to succeed

21st February 2019

Fitbakes is a new low sugar cake range taking the market by storm.

Sales and marketing
Strategy
Innovation
Operations

12 mins

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